ECRR 2 Workshops for Staff

This workshop introduces staff to Every Child Ready to Read® 2nd Edition. Background information, an overview of updated early literacy research, an introduction to the five early literacy practices, and a preview of the Parent Workshop are included. The workshop can be used as a large group or small group learning activity; it also may be viewed individually as a tutorial. It lasts 45–55 minutes.

The physical environment impacts children’s early literacy and learning experiences. This workshop for library staff focuses on the design and arrangement of library spaces for young children. Building on research and best practices, design principles are explored. The workshop is intended to facilitate conversation about how library spaces can support and encourage young children as they engage in the five early literacy practices. The workshop lasts 45–55 minutes. You may choose to watch it individually, with a colleague, or with a small group at your library setting.